Agenda

Godrej Hall Jal Tarang Nalanda Somapura
08:00 - 09:30

Registrations and Networking

09:30 - 10:00

Opening Plenary: Welcome & Context Setting

I S Paul, Chair TiECON Chandigarh 2018

10:00 - 10:30

Conference Keynote: Entrepreneurship in the Age of Disruption

Rajendra Srivastava, Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote: Leading & Managing in the Age of Disruption

Sudhanshu Vats,Group CEO - Viacom18 Media Private Limited

11:00 - 11:30

Keynote: Lessons from the Past Disruptions

Hitesh Oberoi, CoPromoter MD and CEO- Naukri

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop: Content, Conversations and Connections (Genesis Burston-Marsteller)

Atul Sharma, Chief Operating Officer ,Genesis BursonMarsteller

11:00 - 12:00

Workshop: Fine-Tune Your Startup Pitch

Erik Azulay,Director- Nexus Innovation Hub

12:15 - 13:00

Grand Keynote: Entrepreneurship - the DNA of Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister- Government of Punjab

Rajendra Srivastava, Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Indian School of Business

I.S. Paul, Chair TiECON Chandigarh 2018

12:00 - 13:00

Masterclass: Art & Science of Storytelling

Deeptha Vivekanand, Founder- Ever After

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote: UK & India - Partners in Innovation

Sir Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner- Republic of India

14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Digital Marketing for Customer Aquisition (Digital Vidya)

Pradeep Chopra, CEO- Digital Vidya

14:00 - 17:00

Workshop: Innovation, Disruption and Design Thinking (PwC)

Murali Talasila, & Innovation Leader- PwC India

Vamshi Guntha, Associate Director, PwC Digital Services

Abhijit Bharat Kumar, Manager/ Principal Consultant, PwC Digital Services

14:30 - 15:00

Key Panel: Government & Startups - Unleashing Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Vivek Atray, Former IAS Officer

Sh. R. K. Verma,IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce

Dr. Shamika Ravi, PM's Economic Advisory Council

Sudhanshu Vats ,Group CEO - Viacom18 Media Private Limited

15:00 - 15:45

Panel: Succesful Scaling in India and Beyond

Dhimant Parekh, Founder & CEO- TheBetterIndia

Harvinder Mavi, CEO & Founder, SouvNear, Inc

Rakesh Bhatia, Founder Beyond Strategy

15:00 - 15:45

Panel: Beyond Venture Financing(1)

Narinder Jassal, Principal, ISTC

15:45 - 16:00

Tea

16:00 - 16:30

Keynote: Why Startups Fail

Srikanth Sundararajan, Partner- Ventureast

16:00 - 17:00

TiE Talks: The T-Hub Story

Srinivas Kollipara, Chief Operating Officer- T-Hub

16:30 - 17:15

Panel: From Eyeballs to Footfalls - Marketing in Today's Age

Mohit Hira, Former Country Head, IBT Media

Will Paterson, Founder & CEO, Ed Place

Deepak Goel, Founder & CEO Karma Circles

17:15 - 18:00

Panel: She Means Business

Priyanka Agarwal, Co-Founder & CEO - Wishberry

Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Vice Chancellor, Chitkara University, Punjab

Tanya Goyal, Executive Director, Mogae Consultants

Neetu Prabhakar, Mrs. India International 2017

18:00 - 19:00

STPI Awards

Manpreet Badal, Finance Minister, Punjab

Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean, Indian School of Business

Dr. Omkar Rai, Director General, STPI

Sh. R. K. Verma,IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce

Alok Ramsisaria, President, TiE

MC: Ajay Srivastava, Director, STPI Mohali

19:00 onwards

Cocktails and Networking

March 9th
Godrej Hall Jal Tarang Nalanda Somapura
08:30 - 09:30

Roundtable with Investors (Punjab Government Exclusive)

09:30 - 11:30

Workshop: Leveraging Big Data to Gain a Competitive Advantage (ISB)

Prof. Vishnuprasad Nagadevara, Former Professor and Dean, IIM Bangalore, Adjunct Faculty at various IIMs, Visiting Faculty at ISB.

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote: 10 Lessons for Leaders in Turbulent Times

Nandu Nandkishore, Former Board Member, Nestle S.A; Executive Fellow, London Business School

10:30 - 11:15

Panel: Differentiating with Design

Soaib Grewal, Venture Partner at TLabs / Times Internet

Viraj Kalyani, Founder and Chairman, Kalyani Studio

Ankur Warikoo,Co-founder & CEO, Nearbuy

10:30 - 11:15

Panel: Cultivating Your Greatest Asset - Your Customer Base

Priyanka Agarwal, Co-Founder & CEO- Wishberry

Rahul Narvekar, Founder, The India Network, ex CEO Indian Roots

Pradeep Chopra, CEO- Digital Vidya

10:30 - 11:00

Discussion: Beyond Venture Financing (2)

Dr. Pralay Dey, Chief General Manager (IT- Head Office New Delhi) National Small Industries Corporation Ltd.

11:15 - 11:30

Tea

11:30 - 12:00

Keynotes: Building a Startup Nation

Daniel Carmon, Ambassador of Israel to India

11:30 - 12:15

Panel: Digitisation in Manufacturing

Viraj Kalyani, Founder and Chairman, Kalyani Studio

Rama Shankar Pandey, Managing Director- Hella India Lighting Ltd.

Mr. Sanjiv Singh Sethi, Managing Director, Gilard Electronics Pvt. Ltd.

Gaurav Sarup,Managing Director- Marshall Machines Pvt. Ltd.

12:00 - 13:00

Panel: Building Ecosystems - Lessons from Hyderabad to Austin

Srinivas Kollipara, Chief Operating Officer- T-Hub

Rahul Narvekar,Founder- The India Network

Priyanka Ahuja, Director Communications and Operations- Startup Tunnel

Erik Azulay,Director- Nexus Innovation Hub

Hekani Jakhalu,Lawyer & Social entrepreneur- Youthnet

12:15 - 13:00

Panel: Bootstrapped: Why You Shouldn't Raise Money

Dhimant Parekh, Founder & CEO- TheBetterIndia

Daniel Wolfe, Co-Founder- Soaq

Deepak Goel, Founder- Karma Circles

12:00 - 13:00

Masterclass: What it takes to be an Angel investor

Padmaja Ruparel, Co- Founder IAN & Founding Partner at IAN Fund

13:00 - 13:15

First Person

RJ Meenakshi, India's Top Radio RJ

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote: Lessons from my Entrepreneurial Journey

Ashish Gupta, Founder - Benori Ventures

14:00 - 15:00

Fireside Chat with Vanessa (Abhishek) Agrawal

Vanessa (Abhishek) Agrawal, Partner@Suvan_law,Suvan Law

14:30 - 15:00

Keynote: The Magic of Failure

Ankur Warikoo, Co-Founder & CEO- NearBuy

14:30 - 15:30

Panel: Innovation to commercialisation by CEED, Chitkara University

Arijit Bhattacharya, Founder & CEO- Virtual Infocom

Nitin Gupta, Founder- Sickle Innovations

Ankit Bhateja, Founder- Xovian Technologies

Dr. Anil Wali, MD, Foundation of Innovation IIT Delhi

Vishal Kumar, Director Cyber Education & Services, Quick Heal Technologies

Sumeer Walia, Director & Mentor, CEED - Chitkara University

15:00 - 16:00

Panel: The Future of Startup Financing

Srikanth Sundrarajan, Partner- Ventureast

Padmaja Ruparel,Co Founder & Founding Partner IAN Fund

Srikrishna Ramamoorthy,Co-Founder and Partner - Unitus Seed Fund

Viiveck Verma,Coach, Mentor, Investor & Philanthropist- IIIT Seed Fund

Anusha Nagarajan, Angel Investor & Sr. Security Architect, Box Inc,

16:00 - 17:00

Panel: Technology - The Future of Agriculture

Ajay Vir Jakhar, Vice Chairman, Punjab State Farmers Commission

Abhilaksh Likhi, PS (Agriculture), Government of Haryana

Sukhbir Dhaliwal, Farm2Energy

15:00 - 16:00

Masterclass: How to Pitch to Investors (Amazon)

Digbijoy Joseph Shukla,Head of Startup Ecosystem, India- Amazon

16:00 - 18:00

Chandigarh Pitch Night

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18:00 - 18:15

Closing Ceremony